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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spence /ˈspɛn(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spence n.
 1. A place where provisions are kept; a buttery; a larder; a pantry.
    In . . . his spence, or =\“pantry” were hung the carcasses of a sheep or ewe, and two cows lately slaughtered.\=   --Sir W. Scott.
 Bluff Harry broke into the spence,
 And turned the cowls adrift.   --Tennyson.
 2. The inner apartment of a country house; also, the place where the family sit and eat. [Scot.]